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of california. exposesing's problems. now reaction from washington, d.c. >> it's the beginning of a long summer. and these young middle schoolers are out of class. helping their dads unpack. but unlike most youth, these kids are not on vacation. instead, they're helping their families move in to a local migrant worker camp, and many of them are preparing to work all summer. some of them in the fields of california's central valley. working for large corporate farms, putting in 10 to 12 hour days in 100-degree heat. >> they do come and work as much as they can. >> reporter: rib garrison oversees the migrant camp where these families now live. >> kids from a very small age and groping until teenagers and as soon as they get an opportunity they start working on the field as well. >> reporter: for 14 months now, nbc bay area's investigative unit has fallen. some of these children and their families, as they perform some of the hard evidence work there is. pruning, picking and packing. the fresh fruits and vegetables that feed america and the world. >> who else out here has worked in the fields? >>
's the director of oakland's youth employment partnership. and if you ask michelle clark how she got to washington, d.c., she'll take you up on the roof. that, of course, being the best place to see the new solar panels. raising money for those panels on a crowd funding website is how michelle captured the attention of the white house. but, she says, her solar panels are just the tip of the iceberg. >> we're extremely flatter. but we're also feeling like we've maybe been invited to the wrong party. >> reporter: what michelle says yep is really good at is educating, training and getting jobs for young teenagers. y.e.p. takes kids off the streets of oakland and trains them with marketable skills to get them on a good path. in fact, they've done it about 30,000 times so far. and while michelle loves her nod of approval from the white house, she says she is most proud of building healthy teens, which she says can help build a healthy city. >>> ask any new mom or dad about the stresses that come with the first year of baby's life and get ready for a long conversation. but for some, the stresses of pare
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and know reaction from washington, d.c. >> reporter: it's the beginning of a long summer and these young middle schoolers are out of class helping their dads unpack. these kids are not on vacation. instead they are helping their families move into a local migrant worker camp and many of them are preparing to work all summer. some of them in the fields of california's central valley. working for large corporate farms. putting in ten to 12 hour days in 100 degree heat. >> they work as much as they can. >> reporter: ruby garrison oversees the camp. >> kids from a very small age growing into teenagers and as soon as they get an opportunity they start working on the field as well. >> for 14 months we have followed some of these children and their families as they perform some of the hardest work there is, pruning, picking, and packing the fresh fruits and vegetables that feed america and the world. >> who else has worked in the field? >> reporter: we have found dozens of children born in the united states who work in the tomato fields and peach orchards since they were before 13 years old. so
to washington, d.c. she'll take you up on the roof to show you the solar panels. she sayser is solar panels are just the tip of the iceberg. >> we're extremely flattered but we are feeling like we have been invited to the wrong party. >> reporter: what she says they are good at is educating, training and getting jobs for teenagers. they train teenagers with marketable skills to get them on a good path. while she loves the nod of approval from the white house she is most proud of building healthy teen, which can help build a healthy city. >>> ask any new mom or dad about the stresses of the first year of a baby's life and get ready for a long conversation. but for some the stresses start with feeding and clothing their babies. some mothers need help with this. thanks to them lisa klein has a computer and a heart. they combine in an unlikely way. spend just a few minutes wandering through the online bazaar that is craigslist and you will be amazed. search long enough, and you just might end up finding a purpose in life. at least that's what lisa kline found eight years ago in the days followi
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